How to Prepare Your Business for a Possible Recession

There is a 40% chance the US economy could fall into a recession by next year, according to a recent Market Insiders article. Businesses should prepare for the possibility now. Citi Private Bank’s head of capital markets, Kristen Bitterly, said to Market Insiders in its June 22, 2022 article that there is a 40% chance … More How to Prepare Your Business for a Possible Recession

How to Make Deliveries Profitable Despite Rising Fuel Prices

Shortages and rising costs are hitting businesses hard – especially those that provide delivery services. Material shortages, staffing shortages, and now rising fuel costs. Businesses everywhere are feeling the effects of these trying times. For the logistics industry, fuel costs have always been an important factor in the cost of their services as well as … More How to Make Deliveries Profitable Despite Rising Fuel Prices

How Supply Chains Can Deliver Faster During the 2022 Shipping Crisis

To increase efficiency and deliver faster during these trying times, the supply chain industry must leverage Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). The supply chain industry is in the midst of an unprecedented shipping crisis. Companies around the globe are struggling to make timely deliveries in 2022, as a multitude of factors are delaying shipments. However, there … More How Supply Chains Can Deliver Faster During the 2022 Shipping Crisis

Location APIs 101: Understanding What They Are and How They Benefit Businesses

Commonly used, but not commonly known. Location APIs benefit businesses in most every industry. Understanding what each location API does will help your business determine what direction to go. Location application programming interfaces (location APIs) are commonly used by a company’s IT and Marketing Departments. They work behind-the-scenes to ensure businesses run smoothly and efficiently, … More Location APIs 101: Understanding What They Are and How They Benefit Businesses

2 Reasons Why the Most Successful Businesses Use Routing APIs

Routing APIs are giving the most successful businesses an advantage over their competitors. There are numerous reasons why some businesses are more successful than others. We often think that success is tied to brand loyalty and brand recognition, but then, seemingly out of nowhere, a new company emerges and begins attracting those once loyal customers … More 2 Reasons Why the Most Successful Businesses Use Routing APIs

How to Embrace Digital Disruption in the Retail Industry

After a year that was the definition of disruption, it’s time to think about this term in a positive way. The events of 2020 sped up changes in consumer expectations and behavior. The speed of change made it difficult for brick and mortar stores to catch up with their digital-first eCommerce competitors.  However, it was … More How to Embrace Digital Disruption in the Retail Industry

Watch Out: How Geomarketing Is Taking Over Retail and What to Do About It

Between the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and seismic shifts in consumer behavior, retailers have their hands full. Yet, they’re also facing cookie deprecation and increased eCommerce competition, making every move critical. However, location-based solutions, such as MapQuest for Business, help store owners understand and delight customers.  Below, we’ll explore the benefits of geomarketing for retail leaders … More Watch Out: How Geomarketing Is Taking Over Retail and What to Do About It

3 Easy Steps to Get Started with Food Delivery Mapping

Food delivery service is an essential part of the restaurant experience and services, with 60% of consumers ordering delivery or takeout once a week. Consumers expect restaurants to deliver food to their homes and businesses quickly, with 33% saying they would pay a higher fee for faster delivery. To accomplish this, restaurants use mapping technology … More 3 Easy Steps to Get Started with Food Delivery Mapping

The Anatomy of a Great Delivery Route Planner

When you have multiple restaurant locations, each food delivery adds to your expenses. Planning routes and adjusting them on the fly is time-consuming, and your management teams want to stay focused on in-house customers, not back-office tasks. Without a delivery route planner, your drivers will spend more time and gas than is necessary. In return, … More The Anatomy of a Great Delivery Route Planner

What is Geocoding and How Can It Help You Sell Products?

Understand the basics of location technologies and how these technologies can be applied to your business to increase sales, boost efficiency, and potentially keep your workforce safer. Reaching customers when and where they are most likely to buy is the goal for any business. Using geocoding is a great way to make this ideal scenario … More What is Geocoding and How Can It Help You Sell Products?